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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 21–27.
Published: 01 March 1958
...Allen R. Benham Copyright © 1958 by Duke University Press 1958 THE PERFECT POLITICIAN AND ITS AUTHOR By ALLENR. BENHAM In 1660 J. Cotrell printed for William Roybould and Henry Fletcher The Perfect Politician,l a volume 5%” long, 3 wide and 1...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 111.
Published: 01 March 1943
...Chandler B. Beall D. P. Rotunda. Bloomington: Indiana University Publications, Folklore Series No. 2, 1942. Pp. xxxii + 216. $2.00. Copyright © 1943 by Duke University Press 1943 Chandler B. Beall 111 Universal Author Repertoire of Italian Essay...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (3): 303–334.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Julianne Werlin Abstract This essay describes how commercial publishing in Renaissance England made the age of authors newly salient, especially at the important moment of the literary debut. Drawing on a prosopographic survey of Tudor and early Stuart writers, the essay sketches the age structure...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 287–310.
Published: 01 September 2019
... of social work and connections that the term enabled. Genius became associated in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries with author, nature, and nation in ways that grounded new models of literature and identity in the supposedly transcendental truth of nature and in specific landscapes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 113–139.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Sophus Helle Abstract Premodern sources mainly depict authors as textual transmitters rather than original creators. To treat these figurations of authorship as meaningful in their own right, one has to overcome a series of methodological hurdles. The polarized image of the author as either...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (4): 465–467.
Published: 01 December 1994
...Zeynep Tenger; Paul Trolander Mark Rose. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1993. 176 pp. $27.50. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Tenger and Trolander I Review 465 The Author, Art, and the Market: Rereading the History...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (2): 202–204.
Published: 01 June 1984
..., because it is so very well done. DAVIDBLEWETT McMaster University Swzft’s Narrative Satires: Author and Authority. By EVERETTZIMMERMAN. I thaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1983. 183 pp. $19.50. Everett Zimmerman’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (2): 199–201.
Published: 01 June 1980
...OTTO REINERT HAUGEN EINAR. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1979. ix + 185 pp. $15.00, cloth; $6.95, paper. Copyright © 1980 by Duke University Press 1980 OTTO REINERT 199 Ibsen’s Drama: Author to Audience. By EINARHAUGEN...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 241.
Published: 01 June 1950
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 459–471.
Published: 01 December 1947
...Royal A. Gettmann Copyright © 1947 by Duke University Press 1947 THE AUTHOR AND THE PUBLISHER’S READER By ROYALA. GETTMANN In the following paper I shall state some facts and venture some generalizations about the relations between publishers and authors...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 251–252.
Published: 01 June 1948
.... HELENC. WHITE University of Wisconsin Edward Eggleston, Author of the Hoosier School-Master. By WIL- LIAM PEIRCERANDEL. New York: King’s Crown Press, 1946. Pp. xi + 313. $3.50. Edward Eggleston has deserved a sound biographical and critical study, and now in William Peirce...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 363–365.
Published: 01 September 1948
...Oscar Sherwin William Lytton Payne. New York: King's Crown Press, 1947. Pp. 147. $2.25. Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 Edward S. Le Comte 363 Milton’s spelling (though not that of other old authors) is modern- ized, but not his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 443–471.
Published: 01 December 2009
...-century antecedents in Joseph Addison and Adam Smith. Like two of his early protagonists, Guy Mannering the astrologer and Jonathan Oldbuck the antiquary, “the Author of Waverley ” is himself a compromised Stoic, yet Scott's narratives demonstrate repeatedly how, while it may fail on its own terms...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 364–365.
Published: 01 December 1955
... a “theory of realism to one of idealism,” which the author notes, might also be largely one of emphasis, especially in the light of Cooper’s interest in the Hudson River painters, whose works illustrate admirably the ideal pre- sented through the use of precise detail. Until further evidence...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 103–106.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Jacob Vance Reviews Homer and the Politics of Authority in Renaissance France. By Marc Bizer. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. ix + 272 pp. In this work Marc Bizer studies Homer’s legacy in European and French Renaissance thought, examining how early modern Catholic and Hugue...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (4): 517–539.
Published: 01 December 2007
... . Henry Mackenzie’s Report on Ossian: Cultural Authority in Transition Susan Manning n 1765 James Macpherson dedicated a complete, attested, and anno- Itated version of the “Works of Ossian” to the Earl of Bute, embrac- ing with pleasure (in his words) an “opportunity to testify in public...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (3): 227–238.
Published: 01 September 1975
.... IRONY AND AUTHORITY THE ENDING OF THE ROMAN DE LA ROSEX By MICHAELD. CHERNISS Readers of the Roman cle la Rose have only in recent years begun to appreciate the extent and sophistication of its irony. This irony per- vades not only Jean de...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 139–156.
Published: 01 June 1943
...Fay Fisher © 1943 University of Washington 1943 THE VlLAIN IN AUTHORITY By FAYFISHER Car por oir conter en conte, Ne set nus hon, a coi il monte. Romances of the twelfth century have been little studied...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (3): 228–241.
Published: 01 September 1982
...Margarita Zamora Copyright © 1982 by Duke University Press 1982 LANGUAGE AND AUTHORITY IN THE COMENTARIOS REALES By MARGARITAZAMORA Victor Frank1 has pointed out that historiography is characterized by changes in the concept...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Peter Stallybrass The Author's Due: Printing and the Prehistory of Copyright . By Joseph Loewenstein. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002. x + 349 pp. © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Peter Stallybrass is Annenberg Professor of the Humanities at the University...